Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I'm the Lonesomest Gal in Town
2:47
2 You've Got to See Mamma Ev'ry Night
2:48
3 You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling in Love)
3:07
4 So Tired
2:49
5 Hoop Dee Doo
2:09
6 Bonaparte's Retreat
2:28
7 Mississippi
2:27
8 I'll Never Be Free
2:36
9 Wheel of Fortune
3:06
10 I Waited a Little Too Long
3:02
11 Kay's Lament (With the Lancers)
2:20
12 Fool, Fool, Fool
2:14
13 Comes A-Long A-Love
2:24
14 Side by Side
2:53
15 Half a Photograph
2:55
16 Allez-Vous-En
2:39
17 When My Dreamboat Comes Home
2:19
18 Changing Partners
2:52
19 The Man Upstairs
2:39
20 If You Love Me (Really Love Me)
2:48
21 Toy or Treasure
2:28
22 Lazy River
2:23
23 Foolin' Around
2:22
24 Crazy
3:15
25 The Rock and Roll Waltz
2:45

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-02-28) (track 6)
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1947-09-11) (track 1)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1947-10-20) (track 2)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1948-08-28) (track 3)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-03-31) (track 5)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-05-25) (track 7)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-06-28) (track 8)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-01-15) (track 10)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-01-17) (track 9)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-19) (track 13)
composer:
Shorty Allen (jazz musician and songwriter) (track 25)
Frank Loesser (track 5)
Marguerite Monnot (track 20)
Albert Von Tilzer (track 1)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (1952) (track 13)
conductor:
Dave Cavanaugh (tracks 1–3)
Frank De Vol (tracks 5, 7)
Hal Mooney (tracks 9–10, 13–14, 17–18, 20)
lyricist:
Roy Alfred (Tin Pan Alley lyricist) (track 25)
Lew Brown (track 1)
Milton DeLugg (track 5)
Édith Piaf (track 20)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 13)
orchestra:
Hal Mooney & His Orchestra (tracks 9–10, 13)
translator:
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 20)
vocals:
Kay Starr (tracks 1–3, 5–10, 13)
writer:
Sidney Arodin (track 22)
Bennie Benjamin (tracks 8–9)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 22)
Con Conrad (track 2)
Billy Faber (track 3)
Larry Fotine (track 3)
Pee Wee King (track 6)
Fred Meadows (track 3)
Sidney Miller (songwriter, director and actor) (track 10)
Donald O’Connor (track 10)
Billy Rose (Lyricist and Broadway producer) (track 2)
Billy Simmons (track 7)
Redd Stewart (track 6)
George David Weiss (tracks 8–9)
Curley Williams (track 7)
publisher:
Editions Edimarton (track 20)
cover recording of:
Wheel of Fortune (1951 song) (1952-01-17) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Hop dans la rivière (Lazy River) (track 22)
later versions:
recording of:
Lazy River (track 22)
Rock and Roll Waltz (1955 song) (track 25)
I’m the Lonesomest Gal in Town (1947-09-11) (track 1)
You Were Only Fooling (1948-08-28) (track 3)
Bonaparte’s Retreat (1950-02-28) (track 6)
Hoop Dee Doo (1950-03-31) (track 5)
Mississippi (1950-05-25) (track 7)
I'll Never Be Free (1950-06-28) (track 8)
I Waited a Little Too Long (1952-01-15) (track 10)
Comes A-Long A-Love (1952-08-19) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 22)
translated version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 20)
version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 20)